Mountain Geomorphology - Integrating Earth Systems

Mountain Geomorphology - Integrating Earth Systems

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Mountain Geomorphology - Integrating Earth Systems presents the papers of the 32nd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, held in 2001 in advance of the United Nations-designated '2002 International Year of Mountains'. The three co-editors have collectively worked in mountain environments for over 70 years, and brought together internationally recognized experts in mountain geomorphology from 7 nations presenting research on mountain processes from around the world, including the USA, Canada, China, Europe, and South America. The volume utilizes Earth Systems as a unifying and organizing theme, examining the interactions of the four Earth qspheresq (Lithosphere, Biosphere, Atmosphere, and Hydrosphere) in the context of geomorphic processes in mountain environments. The volume is also a qFestschriftq in honor of Professor John D. qJackq Vitek, long-time editor of Geomorphology and an outstanding mentor to each of the three co-editors. Papers presented in the volume represent cutting-edge examinations of mountain landforms, geomorphic processes in mountains, and the application of advanced remote sensing and Geographic Information Science technologies for the study of mountain geomorphology. The book should be of interest to all geomorphologists, and to physical geographers and geologists interested in mountain environments. Mountain Geomorphology - Integrating Earth Systems is the only book of its kind, and stands as a testament to the importance of mountains as locations for studying the interaction of geomorphic processes within an Earth Systems perspective.Coweeta. 1984. Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory: A Guide to the Research Program. US Forest ... Larsen, M.. Torres-Sanchez, A. ... Puerto Rico. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 24, 481-502. Lee, S., Lietzke, D.. Ketelle. R.. Ammons, J., 1988. Soil and ... Development of a hand-portable rainfall simulator infiltromcter.

Title:Mountain Geomorphology - Integrating Earth Systems
Author:David R. Butler, Stephen Joseph Walsh, George Patrick Malanson
Publisher:Gulf Professional Publishing - 2003


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